Insider August 2022 Update to Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) on Windows 11


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Hello Windows Insiders,

Today we are shipping an update for Windows Subsystem for Android™ on Windows 11 to all Windows Insider channels (U.S. only). This update (version 2206.40000.15.0) includes several new updates such as updates for input compatibility in apps such as games, networking and windowing improvements, and reliability updates.

What’s New​

  • New suite of shims available to toggle in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app which enables better experiences in several apps
    • Compatibility for games with joysticks (mapped to WASD)
    • Compatibility for gamepad in games
    • Compatibility for aiming in games with arrow keys
    • Compatibility for sliding in games with arrow keys
  • Scrolling improvements
  • Networking improvements
  • Android minimum window size defaulted to 220dp
  • Improved dialog when unsupported VPN is detected
  • New toggle to view/save diagnostic data in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app
  • Security updates
  • General reliability fixes, including improvements to diagnostic sizes
  • Graphics improvements

Known Issues​

  • Some VPNs may not work with Advanced Networking. If you use a VPN and find Android apps do not have network connectivity, please disable Advanced Networking in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app

Giving feedback​

If you are having issues with Windows Subsystem for Android™ – please file feedback via Feedback Hub under Apps > Windows Subsystem for Android™. For more information about troubleshooting and submitting feedback: Troubleshooting and FAQ for mobile apps on Windows.

Thanks,
Windows Insider Program Team

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Thanks very much for posting this update. I'm forking LSPosed/MagiskOnWSA so I have the Play Store in WSA. I got WSA updated to the build released yesterday by changing the workflow to "Insider fast":

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